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Pushing The Boundaries Of Physics In Asia

Even as Asia’s leading physicists break new ground in quantum and space technologies, they retain a deep reverence for ancient traditions that others may never fathom.

Peak Performance

Designed with general purpose users in mind, the Fugaku supercomputer has the performance and energy efficiency of a GPU-accelerated machine but remains easy to program.

Automating The Evolution Of Antimicrobial Resistance

To deepen their understanding of antimicrobial resistance, researchers have developed a robotic system that could evolve bacteria in bulk after exposure to different antibiotics.

Fugaku Boosts Singapore’s Supercomputing Resources

A new collaboration will soon allow Singapore-based researchers to directly access Japan’s Fugaku—the world’s fastest supercomputer.

Japan’s Fugaku Keeps Crown As World’s Fastest Supercomputer

Named after Japan’s highest peak, Fugaku lived up to its reputation as the world’s most powerful supercomputer by leading the TOP500 rankings—again.

Atsushi Miyawaki Awarded 2020 Keio Medical Science Prize

Atsushi Miyawaki was co-awarded the 25th Keio Medical Science Prize for developing bioimaging technology that allows researchers to observe the cell’s most intricate details.

Teruo Fujii Elected University Of Tokyo President

Professor Teruo Fujii will begin a six-year term as University of Tokyo president on April 1, 2021.

Scaling Up Spider Silk Production

Researchers in Japan have produced artificial spider silk using photosynthetic bacteria, opening the possibility of mass produced spider silk.

Japan’s Fugaku Crowned The World’s Fastest Supercomputer

For the first time in history, the same machine has topped all three of rankings of the most powerful supercomputers in the world.

Looking For Lag As A Brain Aging Biomarker

Using MRI to measure a time lag between two blood drainage systems in the brain could be a quick and easy way to diagnose brain aging, researchers say.